Evaluation of the associations between carotid artery atherosclerosis and coronary artery stenosis. A case-control study.

@article{Craven1990EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the associations between carotid artery atherosclerosis and coronary artery stenosis. A case-control study.},
  author={Timothy E. Craven and J E Ryu and Mark A. Espeland and Frederic R. Kahl and W M Mckinney and James F. Toole and Michael McMahan and Christopher J Thompson and Gerardo Heiss and John Robert Crouse},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1990},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={1230-42}
}
To evaluate the consistency, strength, and independence of the relation of carotid atherosclerosis to coronary atherosclerosis, we quantified coronary artery disease risk factors and extent of carotid atherosclerosis (B-mode score) in 343 coronary artery disease patients and 167 disease-free control patients. In univariable analyses, there was a strong… CONTINUE READING